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A public hearing to consider the possible parole of Melvin Anderson, #137843

The Michigan Parole Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. to consider the possible parole of Melvin Anderson, #137843. The hearing will be conducted via video through Microsoft Teams and can be accessed by clicking HERE

Those planning to access the hearing must call 517-335-1736 no later than April 26, 2024, to confirm attendance.

Melvin Anderson is serving two life sentences for the crime of Carnal Knowledge of Female Over 16 Years. Melvin Anderson was sentenced on April 22, 1974, and September 5, 1974, out of Wayne County. 

Paula Johnson, Member of the Michigan Parole Board, will conduct the hearing under the provisions of the Lifer Law, MCLA 791.234.

When logging into the hearing, your video camera must be turned off and audio muted to eliminate distraction during the hearing.

Please be advised that recordings, photography, or screenshots of the proceeding are prohibited.

If you are a member of the news media and have questions about the hearing, please contact Kyle Kaminski, Acting Public Information Officer at 517-242-1233.